Gina Pellón (December 26, 1926 – March 27, 2014) was a Cuban painter who lived in France. She was known for her abstract expressive paintings in strong colours, usually depicting women. [1 ] She also wrote collections of poems. [2 ]
Cumanayagua, Las Villas she graduated from the Academy of San Alejandro in 1954, and taught at the Velado Polytechnic Institute, until 1957. In 1959, she studied in France, and overstayed her visa, [3 ] fleeing from the Cuban [4 ] dictatorship of Fidel Castro, and in 1960 she made her first solo exhibition in Luzern, Switzerland. Since then she has made exhibitions in various countries.
She lived in
Paris. [5 ]
Literature [ edit ]
Gina Pellon: Peintures 1965-1999, Edizioni Ae dell'aurora, Verona, Italia, 1999 / M. Wheatley, Marie Claire Anthonioz
Gina Pellon, Galerie Moderne, 2001, Silkeborg, Denmark
Gina Pellon, Galerie Moderne, 2006, Silkeborg, Denmark
Navarrete, William: Visión Crítica de Gina Pellón, Aduana Vieja, Valencia, 2007
Navarrete, William. (Ed.) “Insulas al pairo : poesía cubana contemporánea en París”, Gina Pellón, Aduana Vieja, Cádiz, 2004
Navarrete, William. (Ed.) “Vendedor de olvidos”, Gina Pellón., Editorial Aduana Vieja, Cádiz, 2005.
Pellón, Gina. “Rétrospective”, Musées de la ville de Niort, Niort, 1999
Pellón, Gina. “Cuando los pájaros duermen” Editorial Cernuda, Miami, Fla., 1985
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